1/30/2013 7:51:00 PM Evenrud new chair of Shepherd's Center
Shepherd's Center of the Cannon Valley held their annual retreat at St. Ansgar's Church in mid-January, electing Loren Evenrud as the new chairman. Lou Schulz was elected vice-chair, Carol McKitrick was re-elected secretary and Bill Althoff is the new treasurer. Four new members were elected to the board of directors and include Jim Nelson, Dianne Latterell, John Hobert and Jim Althoff.
The Shepherd's Center board acknowledged the great work done by outgoing chairman Chuck Rademacher and retiring board members Karen Conzemius, Sharon Vangsness and Barb Martin.
Shepherd's Center was established 18 years ago and serves a ten-mile radius of Cannon Falls. It is a non-profit organization promoting lifelong community involvement for senior adults. The primary purpose of Shepherd's Center is to enrich the age 55 plus years with opportunities to make a significant difference in not only your own life, but the lives of others. Rod Johnson is the current director of Shepherd's Center and Twyla Geiken is the administrative assistant.
The annual retreat is held to not only elect officers and board members, but to discuss the current services offered and explore other avenues of service as well.
Shepherd's Center is located at 120 State Street West in Cannon Falls, adjacent to the Stonehouse. Office hours are 10 a.m. till 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and the public is always invited to stop in and explore the library, use the computers that offer internet service, play Wii, enjoy a cup of coffee or just visit.
For more information on Shepherd's Center, call 507-263-2136 or check out the web site at www.shepherdscenter.info.